Antoine Semenyo, other subs gave us energy against Crystal Palace - Bournemouth manager Andoni Iraola

Published on: 03 April 2024

AFC Bournemouth's manager, Andoni Iraola, lauds the contributions of Antoine Semenyo and other substitutes in their 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

The win extends Bournemouth's unbeaten streak to five matches in the English Premier League. Justin Kluivert's 79th-minute goal, assisted by Semenyo, secured the victory.

Iraola highlighted the impact of the substitutes, emphasizing their energy and game-changing abilities.

He commended Semenyo, Kluivert, and other players for their crucial roles in securing the win. Iraola expressed satisfaction with the team's late-game performance, noting the importance of finishing matches strongly and scoring late goals.

“In the second half, a probably more open contest and in the end Antoine and Justin they made the difference…the subs gave us more energy. Milos, Antoine, Justin, even Max (Aarons) to close the game and its good because we are finishing strong, scoring goals late and we have to continue.”

Semenyo now has seven league goals and two assists this season in the Premier League.